October 18 2010

Artist John Jacobsmeyer to visit campus October 28th

John Jacobsmeyer will visit campus and lecture to students on October 28, 2010. Artwork by Jacobsmeyer is pictured at right, Druids, oil on linen, 2009.

Jacobsmeyer earned his MFA from the Yale University School of Art in Painting and Printmaking and his BFA from the University of New Hampshire in Painting, and also studied at Academia di Belle Arti in Florence, Italy and at the Tamarind Institute in Albuquerque, NM.

He has exhibited extensively in solo and group exhibitions. Selected examples of solo exhibitions include the Pratt Institute Printmaking Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Fraser Galleries in Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD; New York Academy of Art, New York, NY; Kougeas Gallery, Boston, MA; J.S. Ely Gallery, New Haven, CT.

Selected examples of group exhibitions and expositions include Michael Steinberg Gallery, New York, NY; 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA; Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago, IL; DFN Gallery, New York, NY; Jack the Pelican Presents Galleries in New York and Southampton, NY and Miami, FL; Maine College of Art, Portland, ME; Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC.

Jacobsmeyer has taught art in Italy and in the United States, including the New York Academy of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Hofstra University, Montserrat College of Art, University of New Hampshire, Brandeis University, Savannah College of Art & Design and the College of Charleston. He has received a number of honors and awards, including fellowships, residencies and the prestigious Pollock Krasner grant. Pictured below is Druids, oil on canvas, 2009.

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